- White Sox bats fail Rodon in 3-0 loss to Twins Updated: Sep-02-15 11:57 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Chicago White Sox rookie Carlos Rodon was good enough to keep his team in the game Wednesday night.
- Vigil held for Illinois police officer nearing retirement Updated: Sep-02-15 10:20 pm
FOX LAKE, Illinois - Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was on the brink of retiring after a 30-year career in law enforcement. At 52, the tattooed police officer with a shaved head could still be tough and intimidating if the job called for it.
- The Latest: Vigil held for officer killed in Illinois Updated: Sep-02-15 9:58 pm
FOX LAKE, Illinois - The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in northern Illinois (all times local):
- Illinois authorities searching for escaped prisoner Updated: Sep-02-15 9:58 pm
PRINCETON, Illinois - Illinois State Police are searching for a prisoner who escaped from a transport vehicle taking him from Blountville, Tennessee to California.
- Rauner wins labor fight; Illinois House fails override Updated: Sep-02-15 9:58 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Gov. Bruce Rauner won a victory over a Democratic majority Wednesday when the Illinois House failed to override his veto of legislation designed to prevent a strike or lockout if union contract negotiations break down.
- Illinois city, creator of Twitter parody account settle suit Updated: Sep-02-15 9:05 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - The central Illinois city of Peoria tentatively agreed Wednesday to pay $125,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a man whose home was raided by police over a Twitter account he created depicting the mayor as a lewd fan of drugs and alcohol.
- Votto 3-run HR in 9th after Bryant error, Reds beat Cubs 7-4 Updated: Sep-02-15 7:45 pm
CHICAGO - Kris Bryant hardly had time to enjoy his latest home run.
- Hunt for 3 suspects widens after Illinois officer's death Updated: Sep-02-15 7:31 pm
FOX LAKE, Illinois - Authorities broadened the hunt Wednesday for three suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a popular Illinois police officer, even as they acknowledged that they had no indication the men were still in the area where the slaying happened.
- 8 now dead from Legionnaires' disease in western Illinois Updated: Sep-02-15 7:31 pm
State officials are reporting another death and four new cases of Legionnaires' disease among residents of a western Illinois town, bringing the number of deaths to eight from an outbreak first disclosed last week.
- Former Bears LB Briggs says he plans to retire Updated: Sep-02-15 7:26 pm
CHICAGO - Lance Briggs, a seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker who helped the Chicago Bears reach the Super Bowl, plans to retire.
- Votto 3-run HR in 9th after Bryant error, Reds beat Cubs 7-4 Updated: Sep-02-15 7:21 pm
CHICAGO - After striking out three times, Joey Votto was looking for a pitch he wouldn't make an out on.
- The Latest: Child care restoration fails in Illinois House Updated: Sep-02-15 6:17 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The latest on action at the state Capitol, where the Illinois House is expected to consider overriding Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of union-related legislation and other measures (all times local):
- Are more police getting killed? A look at officer deaths Updated: Sep-02-15 5:33 pm
CHICAGO - The killing of a veteran police officer north of Chicago is the latest in a string of recent law enforcement deaths. Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz' death on Tuesday triggered a manhunt for three suspects around the small Illinois community where the 52-year-old officer worked. A look at some of the latest slayings and data on other officer killings:
- Blackhawks agree to 1-year deal with F Nordstrom Updated: Sep-02-15 5:10 pm
CHICAGO - The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to a one-year contract with forward Joakim Nordstrom.
- Officials begin process of dissolving Belleville Township Updated: Sep-02-15 5:07 pm
BELLEVILLE TOWNSHIP, Illinois - Officials in a southwestern Illinois community have cleared the first hurdle in dissolving the 130-year-old township.
- Group promotes Lincoln family gravesites in Hancock County Updated: Sep-02-15 5:00 pm
FOUNTAIN GREEN, Illinois - Hancock County is home to six cemeteries in which more than two dozen relatives of Abraham Lincoln are buried, and local history buffs are working to increase awareness of that significance.
- Cubs OF Schwarber scratched with rib soreness vs Reds Updated: Sep-02-15 2:20 pm
- Bears acquire TE Lee from Houston Updated: Sep-02-15 1:59 pm
- Bond set for Indiana man accused in suburban Chicago assault Updated: Sep-02-15 1:55 pm
WHEATON, Illinois - Authorities say bond is set at $5 million for an Indiana man who allegedly broke into a suburban Chicago home and sexually assaulted and stabbed a 26-year-old woman.
- ISP investigate baby's bathtub drowning in eastern Illinois Updated: Sep-02-15 1:22 pm
NEOGA, Illinois - Authorities in eastern Illinois are investigating the death of an infant who drowned in a bathtub last week.
- Will County officials say rabid wildlife count on the rise Updated: Sep-02-15 12:46 pm
HOMER GLEN, Illinois - Will County officials say there have been 14 confirmed cases of wildlife rabies this year and they're warning that the number could rise with peak bat season.
- Chicago police: 1 dead, 2 injured in morning shooting Updated: Sep-02-15 12:34 pm
CHICAGO - Chicago authorities say one person is dead and two are injured after a morning shooting on the city's South Side.
- Judge closes start of Drew Peterson pretrial hearing Updated: Sep-02-15 11:45 am
CHESTER, Illinois - A southern Illinois judge closed the start of a pretrial hearing for convicted murder Drew Peterson in a murder-for-hire case to consider whether prosecutors can submit certain evidence of his past conduct.
- Grand opening: College football starts, playoff talk begins Updated: Sep-02-15 9:47 am
No sports season starts better than college football.
- Jackley joins other AGs in opposing weapons ban in Illinois Updated: Sep-02-15 6:08 am
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Marty Jackley has joined 23 other attorneys general in petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to rule against a weapons ban in Illinois.